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The three quickest ways to microwave eggs

The Three Quickest Ways to Microwave Eggs

Really love eggs but don't have a ton of time to prepare 'em? Here are BuzzFeed's three easy ways to make delicious eggs in a flash.

Two-minute scrambled eggs
Crack two eggs in a mug
Add a splash of milk for fluffiness
Beat
Set for two minutes on high
Voila!


Poached egg
Crack one egg in a mug
Add 1/3 cup of water
Cover with a dish
Set for 50 seconds on high
Burst for 10 seconds if not done
Easy!

The 2.5 minute omelet
Crack 2 eggs in a bowl
Beat
Spread evenly on a greased flat dish
Microwave (covered) for 90 seconds
Stir, then another 60 seconds uncovered
Fold!

Of course microwave power varies, so you may need a little more (or less) time.

Have you ever tried any of these? Tell us if the recipes are all they're cracked up to be in the comments below.

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Rob February 23 2014 at 1:55 AM

These recipes are perfect for a lazy bachelor like me.. Fast, delicious, and best of all, hardly any dishes to wash.

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lherman29 February 02 2014 at 10:44 PM

Another way for two eggs:
Spray a small bowl wiith Pam
in a seperate container beat up two eggs
put in bowl.
Imirowave 2or 3 strips of bacon (not too hard)
slice them into small pieces. ct up afew small
mushrooms add to eggs, cover, microwave 1 1/2 minute
(1100 watts) turn over m?w 20 seconds It willbe nice and fluffy.

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kenny February 02 2014 at 10:17 PM

been doing eggs for years like this
also take 3 tsp cake mix
2 tbs water and 1 microwave 1 min you got a snack cake
love the devil food and angel food

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alydartwo February 02 2014 at 10:01 PM

works real good if you dont mind cleaning the oven after the egg blows up all over it. so if you love your eggs scrambled,give this a try,they sure will be scrambled. Make sure you have the oven on high,that way it makes a bigger mess.

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fredonesaid49 February 02 2014 at 10:40 PM

It shows to cover your eggs ninny, once thier covered there is no mess, what in the hell are you smoking.

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puppyjones February 02 2014 at 10:56 PM

Liked your response. Been a long time I heard or seen the word Ninny.

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donsplbg February 02 2014 at 10:56 PM

cover eggs so there is no mess

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the2ofusinrv February 02 2014 at 9:46 PM

simple & fast snack

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chanell 44 February 02 2014 at 9:28 PM

i love scrambled eggs so i'll have to give it a try--------thanks for info

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foxyconserv February 02 2014 at 9:25 PM

Why would you want to microwave if not necessary? God knows what that radiation is doing to you. Just use the stovetop.

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Dani Ann February 02 2014 at 9:13 PM

Getting up at 3 AM, starting work @ 4 AM, microwave eggs, YES. Take them mixed up in bag, and first break, zap! Breakfast is ready. Don't know anyone who wants to cook at 3 in the morning...

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skippy February 02 2014 at 8:49 PM

I tried another way to make omelettes. I use a Heavy Freezer Bag with the Zip Loc
And when I have friends or family over for Breakfast or Brunch, I chop up Onions, Peppers, Sausage, Crisp Fried Bacon, or Bacon Bits, and Cheese, and let each person put their name on the bag, and put what they would like in the Bag, Then beat 3 eggs and put in the bag.
Put a large pot of Boiling water on the Stove, Place bags in the boiling water, and when the eggs are well set, take them out with tongs, and Everyone has their breakfast at the same time.

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kanatka February 02 2014 at 9:44 PM

That's a cool way for a party and guests inthe morning, but I'd never make cooking in a plastic bag a habit. The chemicals that come out of the plastic are harmful. Only special plastic that has been manufactured in the last two years is sort of "safe" to use. Plastic bags is not one of them.

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donsplbg February 02 2014 at 10:58 PM

what the hell we r only passing through

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aabmhbetty February 02 2014 at 8:43 PM

Looks like it would take more time than on the stove in an omelet pan. Only takes a minute, why go through all that with a microwave"?

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